3 New Discs from Posi-Tone, part 2: Orrin Evans and the Captain Black Big Band

Orrin Evans: Captain Black Big Band (Posi-Tone PR 8078) There's nothing like hearing a big band charging ahead at full throttle, which is what you get with Orrin Evans and the Captain Black Big Band.  The tunes, arrangements and style is a contemporary and updated take on the traditional, swinging, high powered big band; it's …

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John Murph Responds to my Critique of his Article on Tia Fuller

Somehow John Murph caught wind of my post critiquing elements of his article for JazzTimes on Tia Fuller.  So in case you don't scour the comments of each post (I don't even think the mother unit does that) here's what he had to say: Hi Chris, Thanks for reading my piece on Tia Fuller. And …

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